Jorge Alberto Huete-Perez, Ph.D.

Title
Professor & Director
Department
Center for Molecular Biology
Institution
Central American University
Address
Pista JP Segundo. Rotonda R Dario 150 mts Oeste
Apartado Postal 69
City
Managua
Country
Nicaragua
E-mail
jorgehuete[at]uca-cbm.org
Website
http://www.uca.edu.ni/CBM/
Research Field
Parasitology
Award Year
1996
Country Of Origin
Nicaragua
Mentor Name
James H. McKerrow, M.D., Ph.D.

Research

Dr. Jorge A. Huete-Perez is the founder and director of the Molecular Biology Center at the University of Central America. He has advocated for science education and the appropriate use of biotechnology. He is President of the National Coordinating Committee for GEF Program on Biosafety and a member of the National Committee for Risk Analysis under Ministry of Agriculture. His current research includes molecular parasitology, forensic DNA typing and bioprospecting for industrial enzymes. Dr. Huete is co-founder of the Nicaraguan Association for Sciences.